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Degrees to Launch Any Career

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Two Campuses to Serve You

SOUTHWESTERN MICHIGAN COLLEGE

Southwestern Michigan College is a small college with big opportunities. The 240-acre campus is safe, beautiful, and always busy with activities. Experience it for yourself—all while getting a high-quality education you can take anywhere.

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Campus Living at Its Finest

Our suite-style residence halls are some of the nicest in the state! Apply for housing now for your best chance at securing a room. 

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SMC Just Got A Little More Affordable

Students graduating high school in 2023 are eligible for more financial aid from the State of Michigan, up to $2,750 per year with the Michigan Achievement Scholarship.

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Free Tuition for Michigan Adults

Michigan Reconnect is a State of Michigan program offering free community college tuition to qualifying residents ages 25+.

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Upcoming Events

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December 07, 2022

Housing Info Night

Tour our residence halls. Meet the housing staff. Learn about campus life. And get all your questions about life as an SMC Roadrunner answered.

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December 01, 2022

Sp 23 100% Tuition & Fees Due

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December 07, 2022

Housing Info Night

December 10, 2022

Holiday Band and Choir Concert

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December 16, 2022

F 22 Semester Ends

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January 09, 2023

Sp 23 Classes Begin

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March 15, 2023

Open House

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April 07, 2023

Good Friday

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April 28, 2023

Sp 23 Semester Ends

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April 29, 2023

Sp 23 Commencement

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June 05, 2023

Su 23 Classes Begin

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August 09, 2023

Su 23 Semester Ends

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September 05, 2023

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FAST FACTS

1,800

Students

$5,430

Avg. Annual Tuition and Fees

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Ronnie Roadrunner

1964

Founded

240-Acre

Dowagiac Campus

Motto

Knowledge for All

Top 25%

College-level Course Success

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